E-books written by students downloaded over 40,000 times

February 6, 2019 8:38 am0 comments
E-books written by students downloaded over 40,000 times

Hamdan Bin Zayed School project sees 16 books written in English, Arabic and Chinese 06/02/2019, Wednesday- Abu Dhabi: Sixteen e-books written by schoolchildren in Abu Dhabi have been downloaded more than 40,000 times over the last three years. The books have been written in Arabic, English and Chinese by students […]

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Why you should avoid food as a reward for your kids

November 12, 2018 7:57 am0 comments

Using food as a bribe could set your kids up up for emotional eating patterns and obesity 12-11-2018,Monday,Anyone who’s raised children knows that food is an easy way to motivate better behaviour or quiet a tantrum (second only to an iPad). And since the neurochemistry of our species predisposes preferences […]

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War against single-use plastic gains momentum in UAE

June 5, 2018 8:26 am0 comments
War against single-use plastic gains momentum in UAE

World Environment Day 2018 zooms in on the global issue of single-use plastics Dubai, June 5-  The war against single-use plastic is gaining ground in the UAE as more and more companies and entities are ditching disposable plastics, it was revealed on the occasion of World Environment Day. Celebrated on […]

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Number of emergency calls stabilises after peaking in the first days of Ramadan

June 1, 2018 8:21 am0 comments
Number of emergency calls stabilises after peaking in the first days of Ramadan

Car accidents and cases involving blood pressure and diabetes patients among the most common calls received Dubai, June 1 –  The initial spike in emergency cases with the onset of Ramadan has stabilised, an emergency official said. In the first five days of Ramadan, the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services […]

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Nipah in Kerala: UAE asks passengers to be monitored for symptoms

May 31, 2018 8:03 am0 comments

MOHAP says suspected cases should be isolated, allays fears of major outbreak in India Dubai, May 31-  The Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday said it has ordered airport authorities to detect and notify passengers showing symptoms of Nipah infection that has hit the state of Kerala in India. […]

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UAE Space Agency discusses its plans at SpaceOps 2018

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UAE Space Agency discusses its plans at SpaceOps 2018

Delegation explains its Mars probe, UAE Astronaut Programme at event taking place in France Abu Dhabi, May 31-  A high-level UAE Space Agency delegation is taking part in SpaceOps 2018, an international forum for discussing advanced and technical areas of space exploration hosted by the French Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales […]

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Over 600 AUS students set to graduate

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Ruler of Sharjah to attend AUS graduation ceremony on Thursday Sharjah, May 31-  His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and president of the American University of Sharjah (AUS), will attend the university’s graduation ceremony on Thursday. The Spring 2018 Commencement will […]

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UAE asks residents to avoid unnecessary trips to Nipah virus hit Kerala

May 25, 2018 8:21 am0 comments
UAE asks residents to avoid unnecessary trips to Nipah virus hit Kerala

Ministry of Health and Prevention issues alert about possibility of contracting fatal infection Dubai, May 25-  The UAE on Thursday asked travellers to postpone unnecessary trips to Kerala till the Nipah virus outbreak in the south Indian state becomes under control. In a media statement issued around 3pm on Thursday, the […]

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New $100-million hospital to open in Sharjah

May 23, 2018 8:25 am0 comments

Abu Dhabi-based Ahalia Group to set up first hospital in Sharjah Healthcare City Sharjah, May 23- The Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC) Authority on Tuesday announced that Abu Dhabi-based Ahalia Group has been given the permission to set up a $100-million, 120-bed hospital in the emirate. This multi-speciality hospital spread across […]

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UAE celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

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Dubai to host 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands from October 21 to 30 Dubai, May 23- The UAE on Tuesday joined the international community in celebrating World Biodiversity Day, which is observed annually on May 22. This year’s celebration is […]

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